Samia Abdelnabi

2018 cohort, Wayne State University
Samia Abdelnabi, BSN, MSN, CNM, FNP, a Robert Wood Johnson Future of Nursing scholar, is interested in pursuing research that would garner understanding of the psychosocial effects of infertility on Muslim infertile couples in the United States. She would like to understand the perception, assess the knowledge and describe practices of infertile Muslim couples in order to develop educational and counseling programs within the Muslim community.

Abdelnabi earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Wayne state University, Master of Science in Nursing with a Nurse-Midwife specialty from Wayne State University, and a Post-Master’s Certificate as a Family Nurse Practitioner from South University.

She began her work as a staff nurse on a cardiac step-down unit for two years then labor and delivery for two years at Oakwood Hospital in Dearborn. After graduating with her MSN in Midwifery she transitioned to work as a full scope Certified Nurse Midwife. Abdelnabi has worked for a variety of hospital systems including Wayne State Physician Group at Hutzel Hospital in Detroit, Oakwood Hospital in Dearborn, Saint Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ypsilanti, and currently at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor as a laborist. Abdelnabi has a total of 9.5 years of Midwifery experience and remains in practice.

Abdelnabi lives in Dearborn Heights, Michigan.